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English definition of “embroider”


verb [I or T] (ADD TO A STORY)    /ɪmˈbrɔɪ.dər/ US  /-dɚ/
to make a story more entertaining by adding imaginary details to it: Naturally, I embroidered the tale a little to make it more interesting.Making things betterBecoming better
(Definition of embroider verb (ADD TO A STORY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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